Jul
12

SHORTS 2: DRAMA

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Dogs in the Distance
Directed by Christopher Rucinski
Runtime: 10 min
USA / 2014 / World Premiere

Synopsis: Loyalties are revealed in the wake of a mugging.

Cast: Jesse Gavin, Jorge Jimenez, and Justin Arnold

A Man on the Edge
Directed by Edward Lyons
Runtime: 11min
Australia  / 2014

Synopsis: When a troubled man on a cliff top contemplates suicide, he is interrupted by an unexpected stranger

Cast: Cheree Cassidy, David Anderson, Deborah Webber, Liam Challenor, and Tom O'Sullivan
The Sound
Directed by Sacha Iskra
Runtime: 15min
USA / 2014 / World Premiere

Synopsis: After making a rash decision to protect the woman he loves, a young man is haunted by the sounds around him, and his cherished memories become indictments of his choices.

Cast: Austin Altman, Bartek Szymanski, Eileen Faxas, Galway McCullough, Joe Lewis, Jorge Ferragut, and Kari Nicolle 

Last Call
Directed by Camille Delamarre
Runtime: 12min
Paris, France / 2014

Synopsis: He is standing on a mine. It's time for the last call. A hostile voice answers him. His ultimate battle begins.

Cast: David Atrakchi, Florent Guyot, James Garrard, Richard Keep, and Sophie Meister

Recalculating
Directed by Peter Bean
Runtime: 6min
USA / 2014 / World Premiere

Synopsis: Sometimes love needs directions

Cast: Jennifer Weaver, Tara Platt, and Yuri Lowenthal

9 Horse
Directed by Eric Pritchard
Runtime: 5min
USA / 2014 / World Premiere

Synopsis: Charles Bukowski's poem 'Horse 9.' Filmed at the Hollywood Park Horse Tracks a week before it closed for good. Stroll down the past and hear Bukowski narrate one of his many episodes at the race tracks.

Cast: Steve Olson

Time
Directed by Victor Moses Navarro
Runtime: 5min
USA / 2014

Synopsis: While returning to their car late one night, Derek and Amy are confronted by a very desperate, and frightened individual. At gunpoint, anything and everything can happen in a fraction of a second.

Cast: Ryan Romero, Alexis-Rae Waycotte and Sergio Valdez 

Home
Directed by Victor Moses Navarro
Runtime: 5min
USA / 2014

Synopsis: With her husband serving overseas, a young wife keeps in contact with him through various letters that he sends her. As time passes, the letters stop arriving. With each day that passes, only memories and hope keep her afloat, waiting if he will come home or not. 

Cast: Crystal Martinez and William Wayne

Into The Silent Sea
Directed by Andrej Landin
Runtime: 15min
Sweden / 2014

Synopsis: Alexander, a lone cosmonaut, is adrift in orbit around Earth. He has lost communications and life-support systems are dwindling fast. 

Cast: Zack Sayenko, Tatiana Dekhtyar, Peter Arpesella, Roman Varshavsky, and Alexander Khachatryan

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Doradus 
Directed by Fernando J. Scarpa
Runtime: 24min
USA / 2014 / West Coast Premiere

Synopsis: Living out of the public eye for years, Hollywood producer Eleonore Donte is still a powerful woman of beauty, class and genius; whose movies are considered a part of Cinematic History. To his great surprise, young TV writer Demitri Christon receives an invitation to Eleonore’s private estate where he pitches his script ‘Doradus’; a story of ghosts. But… does Demitri believe in ghosts?

Cast: Mara New, Abubakr Ali, Franco Lentini, Bunny Levine, Helen Duffy, Jacinta Marasco, Sara Maria Schaetzl, and Gabriel Altieri

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